General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Privacy Statement
It is the intention of this Privacy Statement to explain to you the practices of The Dancing Soul in relation to the information we collect about you and other website users.
Please read this Statement carefully as it sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.
By visiting The Dancing Soul website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Statement.
Information We Collect
You may choose to give us information about you by filling in forms on our site, such as the Newsletter Sign-Up Form and Booking a Therapy Form or for practitioners; booking a room form, or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. The Dancing Soul only asks you to disclose as much information as is necessary to:
- provide you with the details or service requested by you
- submit a question/suggestion/comment in relation to our website.
We do not collect details of your visits to our site.
Attending appointments with Private Practitioners operating from The Dancing Soul
If you attend for private appointments with practitioners working from The Dancing Soul, these practitioners will have their own privacy statements and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these statements. It is in your interest to check with your individual Therapist / Practitioner in relation to their GDPR privacy statements. We do not hold any information on individuals attending private therapists at The Dancing Soul
Attending appointments with the Affordable Counselling Service operating from The Dancing Soul
Personal information is kept in relation to clients attending the affordable counselling service provided at The Dancing Soul. This is in order to proved psychotherapy / counselling (‘legitimate interest’). Any information you give is entirely your choice. Your request for psychotherapy / counselling and the agreement of the relevant therapist to provide this constitutes a contract.
Where data is stored
- on paper in a locked filing cabinet in reception office.
- All notes are anonymized in keeping with guidelines of GDPR
- Contact details and statistical information is kept on digital record and deleted after 1 year. This file is password protected and computer is encrypted.
- Your data will not be shared with anyone without your explicit consent.
- You have the right to see what personal data of yours is held and we will respond to you within 40 days of your written request. You have the right for any factual errors to be corrected.
How Your Information is Used
Where you submit your personal information to us, it will only be used for the stated purpose and any reasonably incidental purposes.
The Dancing Soul will not sell or rent any information about you to any third party.
You should ensure that the information we collect and hold in relation to you is accurate and kept up to date. If you would like to review the information we have collected on you at any time, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You also have the right to have any stored information erased. We will do this within 40 calendar days of the receipt of a valid request in writing.
You have the right to be given a copy of information held by us about you. We will provide the requested information to you within 40 calendar days of the receipt of a valid request in writing. We might request you to provide additional information to enable us to identify your personal data and/or to verify your identity. Please send all requests email@example.com
We endeavour to use industry standard security measures to protect your information and to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of any information in our control. However, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed. However, we will endeavour to ensure that such information is kept as secure as possible.
Amendments to this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement may change from time to time, and any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on the website and will be effective when posted. As your use of the The Dancing Soul website is subject to your acceptance of this Privacy Statement, and any amendments thereto, please review the Privacy Statement each time you use this website.
Third Party Sites
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to the websites of other mental health organisations and organisations that are deemed to be of benefit to the users of our centre. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy statements and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these statements. Please check these statements before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This legal notice and all issues regarding this website are governed exclusively by Irish law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.
Your privacy is important to us. If you have any comments or questions regarding this Statement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org